LABOUR and the Scottish Government have united to introduce tougher penalties for human traffickers and provide enhanced support for victims.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has adopted a member's bill by Labour MSP Jenny Marra for a Scottish anti-human trafficking strategy, with special treatment of related crime in the criminal justice system and support for survivors.
Ethical businesses can play a double role in combating slavery: By following ethical labour practices especially in developing countries, businesses can create more jobs that pay living wages, which in turn reduces poverty rates.
LIVONIA, Mich. (WXYZ) - When you meet the author of a book, you put a face to the name, and a voice to the page. When fate tried to silence Theresa Flores, the author found a reason to speak up.
The nationwide sweep that netted 150 pimps and rescued 105 child sex victims is welcome news to survivors who were controlled by pimps in their teens, and FOX 9 News spoke with two who broke free.
His office reached out Windie Fischer, a survivor of sex trafficking who now works as a victim advocate.
Danielle Douglas had a wonderful Mother’s Day — breakfast out, a trip to the zoo with her husband and two children, snuggly naptime, and the gift of a colorful necklace and brooch.
Shandra Woworuntu once paid $3,000 to a broker expecting to get a job in a Chicago hotel and her ticket to the American dream. Instead, the then 25-year-old from Indonesia got sold into prostitution, literal sexual slavery.
Imagine you have just been rescued from a life of sexual and physical abuse. Your feeling of desperation slowly disappears as you begin to feel safe and trust those caring for you.